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Steve Lopez

Nonfiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20100827, 20100129

In this interview, taped before an audience at the Kansas City Public Library, Angela Elam talks with Steve Lopez, about his book, The Soloist, winner of the 2009 PEN Center USA Award for creative non-fiction.  The book chronicles Lopez' friendship with schizophrenic virtuoso cellist Nathaniel Ayers, and was made into the movie with the same title.  Lopez is an award-winning columnist for the Los Angeles Times and the author of three novels.  

| Subject Matter: Mental Health, Friendship, Journalism | Interview Year: 2009 | Genre: Nonfiction | Awards: 2009 PEN Center USA Award for creative non-fiction |

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